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Trishna

Rating:R (for sexuality, some violence, drug use and language)
Genre:Drama
Release Date:July 13, 2012
Running time:108 minutes
Cast:Freida Pinto, Riz Ahmed
Director:Michael Winterbottom
Writer:Thomas Hardy
Distributor:IFC Films

Description: Set in contemporary Rajasthan, Trishna meets a wealthy young British businessman Jay Singh who has come to India to work in his father's hotel business. After an accident destroys her father's Jeep, Trishna goes to work for Jay, and they fall in love. But despite their feelings for each other, they cannot escape the conflicting pressures of a rural society which is changing rapidly through industrialisation, urbanisation and, above all, education. Trishna's tragedy is that she is torn between the traditions of her family life and the dreams and ambitions that her education has given her.

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